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Donovan Quinn

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Donovan Quinn entered CDR cult consciousness in 2001 as half of the bay area duo The Skygreen Leopards. Since then he’s kept busy with the SGL’s, made a handful of hi(gher)-fi studio records, co-wrote several Papercuts songs with Jason Quever, and started New Bums with Ben Chasny. Donovan’s songs have a dour flair like no other.



  • Cross & Satellite Station CD (2002, Lexicon Devil) [as Verdure]
  • Telescopic Dreampatterns CD (2004, Camera Obscura) [as Verdure]
  • October Lanterns CDR (2007, Puissant)
  • Sister Alchemy 7" (2008, Soft Abuse) [as Donovan Quinn & The 13th Month]
  • Donovan Quinn & The 13th Month CD (2008, Soft Abuse) [as Donovan Quinn & The 13th Month]
  • Your Wicked Man CD/LP (2010, Shrimper / Soft Abuse) [as Donovan Quinn & The 13th Month]
  • Honky Tonk Medusa CD/LP (Northern Spy, 2012)
  • Dad Was Buried In His Leather Jacket 7" (2016, Soft Abuse)


  • Donovan Quinn & the 13th Month - Mom's House

    Donovan Quinn & the 13th Month - Mom's House

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